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Hear from passionate and dynamic leaders who are making a difference, defining success and Leading in the New.

Seyran Ates

Lawyer and Muslim Feminist FRANKFURT

Sinéad Burke

PhD Candidate,
Broadcaster and Blogger
NEW YORK

Sebastian Busse

Senior Manager,
Accenture Consulting
FRANKFURT

Connie Cheung

Senior Manager,
The Women's Foundation
HONG KONG

Rita Ching

Deputy CEO,
The Women's Foundation
HONG KONG

Chuan Neo Chong

Geographic Unit and
Country Managing Director—
Greater China, Accenture
HONG KONG

Dr. Sophie Chung

CEO, Junomedical
FRANKFURT

Nikki Cicerani

President & CEO,
Upwardly Global
NEW YORK

Jo Deblaere

Chief Operating Officer, Accenture
FRANKFURT

Erica Dhawan

Chief Executive Officer, Cotential
NEW YORK

Nina Easton

Chair, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women International and Founding Partner, SellersEaston Media
NEW YORK

Harris Faulkner

Co-Host, Outnumbered,
Fox News Channel
NEW YORK

Caroline Ghosn

Founder & CEO, Levo
NEW YORK

Catrin Hinkel

Senior Managing Director and Human Capital and Diversity Lead, Accenture
FRANKFURT

Jan Ising

Managing Director and
Women Initiative Lead—Germany,
Accenture
FRANKFURT

Debra King

Vice President—
Business Technology, Pfizer
NEW YORK

Maria Klawe

President, Harvey Mudd College
NEW YORK

Sallie Krawcheck

Chair, Ellevate Network and
CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest
NEW YORK

Julia Landauer

NASCAR Driver, STEM Advocate and Motivational Speaker
NEW YORK

Joann S. Lublin

Management News Editor,
Wall Street Journal and Author,
Earning It
NEW YORK

Rebecca Minkoff

Fashion Designer
NEW YORK

Marie Claire Lim Moore

Development Director,
The Women's Foundation
HONG KONG

Kathleen O’Reilly

Senior Managing Director—
US Northeast, Accenture
NEW YORK

Jürgen Pinkl

Managing Director, Accenture
FRANKFURT

Debra Polishook

Group Chief Executive—Operations, Accenture
NEW YORK

Birgit Prinz

Former Soccer Player and
Two-Time Women's Soccer
World Cup Champion
FRANKFURT

Shailee Samar

Harvey Mudd Student and
2017 Accenture Summer Intern
NEW YORK

Dr. Susanne M. Schmidt

Women Initiative Lead—
Austria, Switzerland and Germany,
Accenture
FRANKFURT

Pattie Sellers

Partner, SellersEaston Media, and Executive Director, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summits and Live Content
NEW YORK

Ellyn Shook

Chief Leadership &
Human Resources Officer, Accenture
NEW YORK

Jill Standish

Senior Managing Director—
Products, Accenture
NEW YORK

Constanze Stelzenmüller

Lawyer, Journalist and
Political Scientist
FRANKFURT

Julie Sweet

Chief Executive Officer—
North America, Accenture
NEW YORK

Kara Swisher

Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Recode
NEW YORK

Sander van ’t Noordende

Group Chief Executive—
Products, Accenture
NEW YORK
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AGENDA

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Catch our on demand replays to hear inspiring women, engaging topics and compelling insights as we gather to Lead in the New.

We’ll hear from inspiring women Leading in the New to drive gender equality, and review the latest research on Hong Kong women in STEM disciplines.


1:00 p.m. – INTRODUCTION

> Chuan Neo Chong, Geographic Unit and Country Managing Director – Greater China, Accenture


1:20 p.m. – KEYNOTE ADDRESS: GIRLS GO TECH

> Connie Cheung, Senior Manager, The Women's Foundation

> Rita Ching, Deputy CEO, The Women's Foundation


2:00 p.m. – KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND Q&A SESSION

> Marie Claire Lim Moore, Development Director, The Women's Foundation


All times and sessions are subject to change based on speaker availability.

Join us in Frankfurt as we focus on NEW as a catalyst for leading in diversity.


9:45 a.m. – WELCOME SPEECH: WOMEN INITIATIVE

> Jan Ising, Managing Director and Women Initiative Lead—Germany, Accenture

> Dr. Susanne M. Schmidt, Women Initiative Lead—Austria, Switzerland and Germany, Accenture


10:00 a.m. – INTO THE NEW: GLOBAL VIEW ON GENDER DIVERSITY

> Jo Deblaere, Chief Operating Officer, Accenture


10:20 a.m. – KEYNOTE: LEADING IN THE NEW. LEADING IN DIVERSITY.

> Catrin Hinkel, Senior Managing Director and Human Capital and Diversity Lead, Accenture

> Jürgen Pinkl, Managing Director, Accenture


11:00 a.m. – PANEL DISCUSSION

> Seyran Ates, Lawyer and Muslim Feminist

> Dr. Sophie Chung, CEO, Junomedical

> Jan Ising, Managing Director and Women Initiative Lead—Germany, Accenture

> Jürgen Pinkl, Managing Director, Accenture

> Birgit Prinz, Former Soccer Player and Two-Time Women’s Soccer World Cup Champion

> Constanze Stelzenmüller, Lawyer, Journalist and Political Scientist

> Moderator: Sebastian Busse, Senior Manager, Accenture Consulting


All times and sessions are subject to change based on speaker availability.

We’re showcasing a remarkable group of women who are Leading in the New, while shining a spotlight on the next generation.


8:30 a.m. – THE FUTURE IS NOW

> Julie Sweet, Chief Executive Officer—North America, Accenture


8:45 a.m. – LEADING IN THE NEW

> Erica Dhawan, Chief Executive Officer, Cotential

> Debra King, Vice President, Business Technology, Pfizer

> Debra Polishook, Group Chief Executive—Operations, Accenture

> Moderator: Harris Faulkner, Co-Host, Outnumbered, Fox News Channel


9:25 a.m. – FINDING THE NEW

> Nikki Cicerani, President & CEO, Upwardly Global


9:30 a.m. – NETWORKING IN THE NEW

> Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Ellevate Network and CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest

> Julia Landauer, NASCAR Driver, STEM Advocate and Motivational Speaker

> Moderator: Pattie Sellers, Partner, SellersEaston Media, and Executive Director, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summits and Live Content


9:55 a.m. – INVENTING THE NEW

> Jill Standish, Senior Managing Director—Products, Accenture


10:00 a.m. – EARNING IT IN THE NEW

> Kathleen O’Reilly, Senior Managing Director—U.S. Northeast, Accenture

> Moderator: Joann S. Lublin, Management News Editor, Wall Street Journal and author, Earning It


10:25 a.m. – EMBRACING THE NEW

> Sinéad Burke, PhD Candidate, Broadcaster and Blogger


11:30 a.m. – ADVANCING IN THE NEW

> Caroline Ghosn, Founder and CEO, Levo

> Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

> Shailee Samar, Harvey Mudd Student and 2017 Accenture Summer Intern

> Ellyn Shook, Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer, Accenture

> Moderator: Nina Easton, Chair, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women International and Founding Partner, SellersEaston Media


12:15 p.m. – DESIGNING THE NEW

> Rebecca Minkoff, Fashion Designer

> Julie Sweet, Chief Executive Officer—North America, Accenture


12:45 p.m. – INTO THE NEW (KEYNOTE)

> Kara Swisher, Co-Founder and Executive Editor, Recode

> Moderator: Sander van’ t Noordende, Group Chief Executive—Products, Accenture


1:25 p.m. – CLOSING REMARKS

> Julie Sweet, Chief Executive Officer—North America, Accenture


All times and sessions are subject to change based on speaker availability.

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